Nikon D5100

Announced Apr 5, 2011 •
16 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
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I am a beginner looking for a dslr camera . I am most concerned about taking quality pictures in low light settings A friend told me to look at the Nikon d3300 or the Nikon D5100 which seems old I looked at a Canon EOS d70,  and the Sony A6000, they were beautiful but to expensive Does anyone have any thoughts or options or other options, eventually I would like to add on with a bigger lens Thanks
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Hi, I am trying to decide which camera body i should buy for shooting concerts. I can have a used D300 or a used D5100 in similar price. which one is better for low light conditions and moving subjects? I have no problem handling each one of them. i just care a lot about quality. Any thoughts? Thanks! P.S.: Of course my next step will be a satisfying lens. f 2.8 if possible
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My d5100 always acts like af-c priority selection is on focus, even if I put it on release.  It only takes pictures when in focus, and even then it randomly will not shoot.  Switching lens to manual focus makes all releases instant, however.
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Does anybody know if either of the 18-140mm or 55-300mm has better image quality than my current lenses, used on my D5100?   I'm always looking to get the best results I can.   Of course, one nice thing about having the 18-140mm for a "walk around" lens is it's greater "reach", so that I would less frequently have to swap out to the longer lens.  Now, I would not be interested if the image quality would not be as good as the 18-105, which is why I am asking!   Thanks.
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I am trying to make a decision about my photography hobby. Been at it for a couple years and have been using a D5100 and a P900. Recently gave up on the P900 cause I could never get the performance and satisfaction in my photos. After selling it I'm considering some new equipment.  My question is would it be better to give up on my D5100  and replace it or keep it and buy a Tamron 150 600 lens? The D5500 is my camera of choice. I can afford to do one but not both. My goal in photography is to...
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I will go to seven days hike on west coast trail, BC, Canada. Since I need to carry lots of stuff, I have to make decision on which camera gear I should pack. I have Nikon D600 and a set of lens (24-120 f/4, 20 f/1.8, 35 f/1.8, 50 f/1.8, 60 f/2.8, 85 f/1.8, 70-200 f/4). I think the maximum weight for photography should be less than 1Kg. So far, my favorite  choice is D600 + 20mm. However, I can also borrow my mom's D5100 + 18-105mm. The weight of this combo is within the range and I am pretty...
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Hello, I want some advice with what camera should I choose. My options  are Nikon D5100+18-55mm or Pentax K-r+18-55mm+50mm f1.7. It is worth giving my 500D for one of these?
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I am a scientist and I work in Antarctica. When I am there, the landscapes are quite stunning. The vast nothingness is overwhelming--being in the middle of an ice sheet with no one around for hundreds of miles is like standing on a frozen white ocean. There are no people, no animals, no plants, no colors, no shadows, no smells--there's nothing. But when I try to capture the extreme nothingness on film, it always ends up looking like a boring picture of nothing. I want to up my photography...
By: dannymo (2 months ago)
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Hey, long time reader, new user here. So, I shoot with a Nikon d600 & am pretty new to shooting full frame. I've found the upgrade from a d5100 to be worth it 10 fold. I shot w/ a simple 50 1.8 for a few months and found it to be a pretty good lens, but a bit limited. I recently purchased a sigma 24-35 f/2 and the images it produces are superb. It's truly a great lens, and the size doesn't really bother me too much. However, it is somewhat limited in terms of range. I do a lot of...
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How can I completely remove the auto focus indicator from the Live View for the Nikon D5100? Thank you!
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